Children in the Garden

EVENTS

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person classes and events have been postponed or cancelled until further notice.

Classes in 2021 are taught ONLINE to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The following classes are open to the public, but registration is required.

Upcoming Events

  • Planting for Pollinators
    Planting for Pollinators
    Online
    Jun 16, 6:30 PM CDT
    Online
    Pollinators are critical to a healthy environment and many native species are in jeopardy. Learn what you can do at home to create healthy pollinator habitats for native bees and butterflies in your own yard.
  • Stopping Problem Plants
    Stopping Problem Plants
    Online
    Jun 16, 6:30 PM CDT
    Online
    Learn to identify and manage common invasive plants found in Minnesota yards and natural areas, and find out about new invaders on the horizon.
  • Planting for Pollinators
    Planting for Pollinators
    Online
    Jun 19, 10:00 AM CDT
    Online
    Pollinators are critical to a healthy environment and many native species are in jeopardy. Learn what you can do at home to create healthy pollinator habitats for native bees and butterflies in your own yard.
  • Climate Resilient Gardens
    Climate Resilient Gardens
    Online
    Jun 19, 7:30 PM CDT
    Online
    The climate is changing and that will affect Minnesota gardens. Learn about what to expect and how to adapt to grow a more resilient landscape.
  • Pest Detective
    Pest Detective
    Online
    Jun 23, 6:30 PM CDT
    Online
    This class is designed to help home gardeners learn how to prevent against, diagnose, and respond to problems in your yard and garden using Integrated Pest Management practices.
  • Climate Resilient Gardens
    Climate Resilient Gardens
    Online
    Jul 06, 7:00 PM CDT
    Online
    The climate is changing and that will affect Minnesota gardens. Learn about what to expect and how to adapt to grow a more resilient landscape.
  • Food Saving
    Food Saving
    Online
    Jul 07, 6:30 PM CDT
    Online
    Learn about the many ways to save, store, and preserve seasonal fruits and vegetables so you can enjoy the best flavors and highest nutrition for as long as possible. This class introduces participants to best practices for storing fresh produce and the many different methods of food preservation.
  • Nature Heals
    Nature Heals
    Online
    Jul 08, 7:00 PM CDT
    Online
    Learn the science of how time spent in nature helps to improve our physical and mental well-being.
  • Herb Gardening
    Herb Gardening
    Online
    Jul 10, 10:00 AM CDT
    Online
    Get to know some of the herbs commonly used in cooking and learn how to harness those flavors year-round.
  • Nature Heals
    Nature Heals
    Online
    Jul 15, 6:30 PM CDT
    Online
    Learn the science of how time spent in nature helps to improve our physical and mental well-being.
  • Pest Detective
    Pest Detective
    Online
    Jul 19, 6:30 PM CDT
    Online
    This class is designed to help home gardeners learn how to prevent against, diagnose, and respond to problems in your yard and garden using Integrated Pest Management practices.
  • Home Composting
    Home Composting
    Online
    Jul 19, 6:30 PM CDT
    Online
    Learn the science behind and the benefits of home composting, including information on different composting methods, recommended compostable materials, and common uses of compost around the yard and garden.
  • Herb Gardening
    Herb Gardening
    Online
    Jul 21, 6:30 PM CDT
    Online
    Get to know some of the herbs commonly used in cooking and learn how to harness those flavors year-round.
  • Stopping Problem Plants
    Stopping Problem Plants
    Online
    Jul 21, 6:30 PM CDT
    Online
    Learn to identify and manage common invasive plants found in Minnesota yards and natural areas, and find out about new invaders on the horizon.